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My power cord does not stay charging while plugged in. Normally I hear the beeping as it conects and disconnects, up to 20 times a minute. Do I have a bad power cord? Is the best result just to purcharse a new one. When I bought the computer 8 months ago I did not have the problem. About a month ago it started and about 2 weeks ago it got so bad that my computer runs out of battery life while still plug in. Please help.

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If it keeps connecting and disconnecting, it could be either the power adapter or the motherboard, but chances are it's the power adapter (and that's the cheaper solution too). You can usually get a new power adapter for $15 or $20, and that should take care of your problem.

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